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in the united states because of the human rights violations alleged in the complaint. they sued the defendants for their role in these human rights violations in u.s. general personal jurisdiction of our courts. abouts nothing unusual suing a tortfeasor in our -- >> may i ask you about the statement you just made? personal jurisdiction was raised as a defense, right? >> personal jurisdiction was raised as an affirmative defense, but not raised in a motion to dismiss. >> and so your position is it was waived? >> yes. >> but it was not adjudicated. is there -- >> it was not adjudicated in this case. our position, it was waived when it was not raised in a rule 12 motion. >> what effects that commenced in the united states or that are closely related to the united states exist between what happened here and what happened in nigeria? >> the only connection between the events in nigeria and the united states is that the plaintiffs are now living in the united states and have asylum because of those events, and the defendants are here. there's no other connection between the events that took place in
. obviously, the campaign is for the united states senate. the filibuster has been used in this current united states senate all a long. hasn't been accused? >> i think every party will always see the other party abuses. i like the system. i like the requirement because to get 60 votes. requires working across the aisle. i think that's something i'm well-suited for. so i would not vote to get rid of the filibuster. sometimes it is abused by both parties. >> from 1917-1970, 50 cloture vote. this current senate, 109th cloture vote. what is going on? >> you have a dysfunctional senate. we haven't had a budget passed innocent in more than three years but someone mentioned the other day the last time the senate passed the budget, the apple ipad had not been invented yet. >> how can it be functional is the filibuster is always wearing its had? >> they can. we've had the filibuster for years and with a functional senate. as senator mccain said the other day this is the first time in 51 years that the senate hasn't passed a defense authorization bill. the problem right now, i don't think we will convi
opponent when into the united states senate in 2001 with the biggest surplus in the united states and six years later left with massive deficits. during his time in the senate, the national debt went up by $16,000. he conceded that spending was a problem in the senate. we also have people who need to know how to work together. i learned to cut crime bills and the economy. my opponent said his job was to not democrats softly. he took this similar position in the senate, fighting efforts led by the then-senior virginia senator. when someone who will fight and that is what i will do is your next to none state senator. >> if mr. allen, your opening statement. >> thank you. it's much better future than what we are having to endure these days. that is why i put forward a detailed plan. my blueprint for america to get an economy and stronger jobs. the question is which one of us can be accounted upon. you may have read an article that was comparing our two governorships. the call me when the most accomplished modern governors with major improvements in public education, safety, welfare reform, a
as president of the united states. [applause] crowd: four more years! >> you know, over the last four years, i have seen a lot of folks hurt. i have seen a lot of struggle. and i am not going to make -- i am not going to have us go back to another round of top-down economics. but that is what my opponent is offering. the centerpiece of governor plan, favorsomic the wealthiest americans. he has been pitching the plan an entire year. he stood up on stage in a primary debate and proudly declared his tax cuts would include the top 1%. most of the economists that crunched the numbers said paying for the tax plan either means blowing up the deficit or raising taxes on middle-class families. one or the other. pick your poison. last week, mitt romney said, there is no addition to the deficit with my tax plan. if he says it is not true, then it is not true. ok. it is true that it is not going to add to the deficit, that leaves only one option. that is asking middle-class families to foot the bill by getting rid of the deductions for owning a home, raising kids, or sending them to college. as it turned
. we'll speak with the former attorney general of the united states michael mukasey about whether the president needs to say something about this attack. it's one of the most heartbreaking images in sandy's aftermath. 100 homes lost in and i inferno in queens. we'll talk to someone who saw his family home go up in flames just ahead. megyn: fox news alert. we are waiting to hear from president obama getting his first look at disaster zone that is the jersey shore in the wake of hurricane sandy. a brand-new hour of "america live." welcome, i'm megyn kelly. the president joining new jersey governor chris christie on a helicopter tour of the devastation. this will be the president's first look. focusing the attention on the area where the storm made landfall it's one thing to see the destruction on television and another to see it in person. governor christie * giving an emotional press conference saying how it was tough for him to take in the sights and sounds of the state where he grew up. the mayor of new york city, mike bloomberg told president obama to please not come to new york
the world. here in the united states where we started almost 80 years ago as a program focused in kentucky, helping kids affected by depression or networks in over 200 schools within school, afterschool literacy programs at about 130, 140 communities under status to school success program from which they home visiting program for young kids and their parents, ages zero to five. the results are fantastic and it's enabled us to grow over the last six or seven years since the great recession happened because they are clear, demonstrative, showing when kids start the program are certain levels and end a year later have made strides in lebanon, doubling the number of kids in almost 70% of the kids are showing statistically relevant changes in reading skills, which is a fantastic number given the number of kids entering the program not prepared to learn. bruce mentioned the status of kids in this country today. 60 million kids, almost 22% living in poverty. for those kids under the age of five, the poverty race or worse. most 25% of the kids under the age of five are living in poverty and for ma
to get when we get these pictures back in of the president of the united states and chris christie who just a month or so ago delivered the keynote address at the republican national convention on belaugh of republican mitt romney. a clear sign that less than a week before the election you have a rom in the republican governor and democratic president chucking politics aside to help the region and help the eastern seaboard deal with this. but make no mistake about it. tomorrow the president is going back out on the campaign trail. he will be in colorado, nevada. on to wisconsin and ohio the next couple days. so both sides taking a bit of a time out right now. but vice president biden in florida today. mitt romney back in florida, the battleground state today. both sides have been gingerly getting back into this. today the president and governor christie putting politics aside. we are in the midst of a very, very tight election. megyn: enjoy it while you can. air force one goes pretty much where it pleases. but the rest of the country's air traffic is a mess. 15,000 flights canceled sin
is the president of the united states. by the way, we only have one president. i don't like the idea of mitt romney frying to go around and pretend he's the president of the united states when he's not. president obama canceled campaign events, and then governor romney -- this is a statement about what you do as president. that's why this storm is an important issue. you have to be president of all the american people and not president of new jersey and virginia because they have republican governors. why didn't mitt romney bother to call the other three? maybe because he has a record where he said back in the defwat last year when he was running trying to be severely conservatively that he would cut fema funding and send it back to the states and privatize it. this is why it's so important, because it illustrates the importance of government and illustrates the two fundamentally two different choices of the two candidates running for the highest office in land. >> chip, i think we have that sound from the debate. at the time governor romney was asked whether or not with fema and its financial prob
pressure ever north of cape hatteras, north carolina, has come into the east coast of the united states. at 940 millibars. that's where this thing stands right no the previous low pressure was 1938 with the long island express hurricane that came up and slammed long island and new york and n e with a pressure of946 millibars. so we are 6 millibars lower. the pressure, of course, a measure of the deepness of the storm, the intensity of the storm, and the lower that pressure typically the stronger the storm. sitting at 940 and that right there is chapter two, history in the making. >> where is the statue of liberty right there behind you? is that right behind you? >> frank, statue of liberty, i don't know if you can zoom out to it. you can see it kind of in the haze but notice out there, too, almost at the top of the water there, the white caps that are showing up and then there's kind of this white area where it looks like there's a much stronger wind. obviously once you get away from the building and things, it's blowing like crazy out there. like i said, don't be thinking that the wind
. nobody wants to talk about it. how many people commit suicide in the united states each year? >> last year, 38,000 people who committed suicide. it's a large number. what's larger is it's estimated 1 million people every year in the united states attempt suicide. >> how do those rates compare to other countries? >> they are about the same as in australia and canada. but, it's actually lower than in countries like russia, japan and korea. in russia, the suicide rate is five times what it is here in the united states. >> is there a reason for the differences? is there anything going on in those countries that make people more suicidal than here in the united states? >> i think economic issues related and cultural aspects. certain sultures, it's not as unacceptable to make a suicide attempt. there's religion that has something to play. some of the arab countries, the suicide rates are lower than the united states. >> how do the rates vary based on age and gender in. >> men are much more likely to successfully complete a suicide. the suicide rate for men is four times that of women. women
, the president of the united states asked mayor bloomburg, i would like to take a look at all of the damage and mayor bloomburg had a press conference and said we are flattered by the fact that the president of the united states would like to come and visit us, but not right now and we are really busy and the first responders need to pay to exeem put things back in order. it would be great if the president goes to new jersey and the president will tour the devastation with the chief executive new jersey chris christy. >> gretchen: when the president comes the city is shut down . the city can't have security detail and anything like that at all. but he will go to new jersey which is your home eric. >> i am trying to figure out why. i get it he wants to see the damage. please come can go and sign the check to help fema to sign over the money . chris christie was on saying that we have gotten acess to the funs we are going to need. i am not sure what touring the sight. >> steve: it is smart politics for the president. there is chris christie helping the people on the jersey shore. it is essent
the united states. natural, agriculture and urban and these are very popular for everybody because they are beautiful stamps to put on your letters, they are great for educating children and even adults because each one has a story that you can look into more deeply. and stamp collectors love them too. >> reporter: and people that like to keep the postage rate the same, they love them because they are forever stamps. and you teamed up with nasa. we're here at the goddard space center and they have a couple of them but this is the first time you've done something like this? >> yeah, the first time. we cover all aspects of the united states but this is the first time we've done it this way and i think it is the best way. >> and the best way to get these? >> go to the local post office, they are on sale or our website. >> reporter: and if you want all of them, there is the earth scapes puzzle with 500 pieces and you get all of them. a fun family activity. trust me, i've been working on it. i won't show you how far i've come. holly morris, fox 5 news. >> my dad was such a tamp collecto
energy from the north back at the storm and back toward the united states. here's what all of that means to you. the storm will carry hurricane-force winds, up to a foot of rain and the potential storm surge that could top out at ten feet. extreme conditions could begin as early as sunday and last for days, drenching the most populated part of the country. >> this storm, that is going to be impacting the mid-atlantic and parts of the northeast monday into tuesday is going to be destructive, historic and, unfortunately, life threatening. >> reporter: a state of emergency has already been declared in maryland, d.c., pennsylvania, new york and virginia. the biggest fear? the storm surge. in places like atlantic city, it could get even worse because of a full moon and higher tides. people are batoning down the hatches, preparing for the worst, up and down the eastern seaboard. in norfolk, the navy ordered 23 ships to leave port immediately. on the jersey shore, people are stocking up on essentials, including those generators. and in new york city, major bloomberg warned he may have to shut d
, is on the better loss for adoption. -- better laws for adoption. we should encourage adoption in the united states of america with federal laws here in the state capital. and taxpayer funding of abortion -- our tax dollars should be used to fund medicare, and social security. and funding the military. they should not be used to fund abortions. sherrod brown is an extremist on the issue and supports using your tax dollars to fund abortion. we should not support abortions in the ninth month of pregnancy. but sheriff brown has an extremist position. can you explain to the people watching at home tonight, why do you support abortion in the ninth month of pregnancy. >> i have never heard anyone say that to me, judge. unlike judge mandel, -- josh. unlike josh mandel, my opponent has an extreme position and signed the exceptions for anything, rape and incest. i trust women to make decisions about their own health care. there are tens of thousands of women who get pregnant from rapes every year. it may not be something we want to acknowledged in the end, i will trust of high women to make -- i will trust
) and you cannot do anything and volume abroad is affected because many tradeoff of the united states back and forth. do you think there will be long term financial impact from this? >> no, i don't think so. it is a natural disaster, there are a lot of thens going on. it will not really impact long-term confidence but the interruption like this is what most people understand and they are understanding about it. >>neil: people forget about that area, and you know this, it is very slow and the areas get very flooded and it happened after 9/11 when there was a great deal of flooding of the existing backup systems and that was among the reasons why there was a delayed opening of the exchanges. obviously, you are keeping an eye on water levels, right? >>guest: of course. many of the other financial firms in lower manhattan and everywhere in the city where we have workers who are stranded or particularly around the edges of the rivers, that is the storm subject -- surge area will be at the highest. >>neil: it will be hard to get in or out of that area, with holland tunnel closed and artery by ar
is that the courts interpreted it to omagh, ply to goods made in the united states. the question that the supreme court's wrestling with is does the for sale doctrine extend to goods made overseas? that is the challenge in this case. >> so what product, what would this mean for consumers? what is at stake here for consumers with this case? >> there this could be disruptive for courages. it -- both on the buy side and the sell side. if you go out and you purchase a bicycle, you're now going have to figure out not only if it's made overseas, but if the manufacturer of the bicycle will allow you to rehill sell it or give it away to good will or donate it to someone, and you will have to go and make the decision with each product that you buy. >> and this could be the end of yard sales? potentially? what about ebay? >> and that can affect all markets across the board. farmland markets and swap meets, flea markets, eastern market in our backyard and that can impact charity and libraries. libraries will be a non, the most month the folks who will be most disrupted by this because if you're a library wi
.5 million in the united states. this because of a faulty power window switch. degrees not applied evenly, potentially causing friction in the switch, and sometimes smoke or fire could result. more than one dozen models produced between 2005 and 2010. the corolla, matrix, camery, rav4 some of the brands affected. and teens with a bad cases of acne may be turning to an unusual pure. there identified 11 new viruses with the potential to kill the out of control bacteria that leads to breakouts. they live on human skin and may treat leprosy. and after a lower close, the burning season started to get under way. the bloomberg index went out lower. just in time for the holidays, neiman marcus came out with their holiday catalog. what is for just over $1 million. the eighth edition of the catalog features a $354,000 sports car. and $100,000 --conspired by a french chateau. >> i know you are taking notes. >> i will get to the watch. you get me the car. >> deal. >> ok. use a coupon. [laughter] >> the time now is 6:20. buckle up sports fans, the orioles need just two or wins to move on to the champi
of the united states had to go at the convention and say we are not incal decline. why did he have to say that? it is clear the country is managing its economic apairs faa way that we are modeling them after europe. that's a failed model. >> secretary rumsfeld also weighing in on the heavy see issue about why the fbi has yet to head to benghazi and libya to check out the crime scene. he says it is probably for security reasons. nevertheless a big issue. let's talk weather now. maria molina is here with an update on the current weather. >>> good morning. we are starting off with a cool note. minneapolis and 44 in rapid city. we will be heating up after temperatures well above average for this time of the year. 86 over rapid city. 73 in minneapolis. mild as we head into the southeast as well. we are expecting high temperature at 82 in raleigh 72 atlanta. the reason it will be mild we have a storm system pushing eastbound. it is pulling in much warmer air from the south on northward. you can see sours already across parts of florida, georgia into the carolinas. it will be across the state through
makes the way toward the united states >> already the storm is being blamed for 11 deaths. >> sandy's early morning came as it slashed the caribbean. violent winds and rain, q but taking the most vicious hit. and now it turns its attention toward the east coast. >> models show at san the brush in the mid atlantic through the weekend and ultimately targeting the east coast early next week. the current forecast holds, new york could take a direct hit. >> we opened the situation room already. and the nyc still storm plan was activated early this morning. >> early signs already showing up along the beaches in florida, thick clouds. and a growing certification. >> it is devastatingly be a double. >> and extremely dangerous. >> every year we have something happen or someone gets out and gets injured or killed because they went out and the ocean when it is like this or worse. >> during the worst, preparations have already started. and americans the operation teams in the area during up for a possible strike from sandy. >> coronation and preparation. >> residents stocking up on essentials.
. this country better wake up. i appreciate you taking my call and i love the united states of america, but we need better leadership. we need good people to pray for god to lead us in the right direction. host: we have plano, texas with brian, a democrat. caller: good morning. as far as the vice-presidential selection, i have been known to vote republican in the past. as soon as they chose paul ryan, i said, there's no way. far too radical. i don't think a lot of people stop and think. their parents are part of this election. if you elect someone into the white house and give them control of congress, to be able to turn medicare into a voucher program, the effect that it's going to have downrange is horrible. i want to make another point. i am so tired of hearing the president had the congress for the first two years of his term. that is 100% incorrect. people need to educate themselves on how congress works. he had 60 votes until august when tent kennedy died. -- ted kennedy. then he had 59. a special election seat was triggered, the election with scott brown, that gave the republicans 41. t
the truth, tell us what he really thinks about the policies of the united states, and not say one thing today and change it tomorrow. mr. oliver north, i want people to know that he was a colonel in the marine corps who instigated the iran contra war. he lost the war there in direct opposition to what congress had said we were supposed to do. drugs in this country support the war because congress would not approve the money. we have a big lie. this is how romney is going after this election, they cannot win any other way. the american people have to wake up and realize this man is -- this man is a liar. host: chris from alabama rights in -- -- writes in. host: we want to show you more from the speech. mitt romney will say -- host: we have a couple of minutes left on this first segment of "the washington journal" before we start discussing the battery and state of ohio. arlington, virginia, republican line. caller: good morning. thank you very much for c-span, as always. first of all, the 7.8% unemployment number, we were over 8% for the entire tenure of this president, and now just befo
of the united states. you can't wait until you get to the oval to start showing signs of leadership and what you do as a candidate seems to me has a lot to say with what we can expect from that person once he or she gets in the oval office. given that, mitt romney had two great opportunities to show some leadership yesterday and he bombed on both. flunked on both! blew both opportunities. let's start with richard mourdock okay. we talked a little about this yesterday. richard mourdock, republican senate candidate out in indiana up against great democratic candidate joe donnelly and richard mourdock who in the debate, with joe donnelly, said he would not -- he would not allow an exception to a ban on abortion in case of rape because if you get pregnant through a rape, that's just as good as getting pregnant any other way. that's what god had in store for you, honey. >> i believe that life begins at conception. the only exception i have for -- to have an abortion is in that case of the life of the mother. i struggled with i
. this will boost growth and encourage more companies to reinvest in the united states. corporate tax reform, under the leadership of chairman baucus senator hatch should be treated separately from our attempt to get a handle on the deficit. but when it comes to the individual side of the code, our approach must be different. in this part of reform, the new money we collect from broadening the tax base cannot all be applied to prepare -- to reducing rates or else we will not get enough revenues to strike an agreement on deficit reduction. using tax reforms to produce revenue departs from the 1986 model. some still have not accepted as reality. they believe the dollars from loophole closing should all be used for reduction rather than deficit reduction. ed kleinbart at the joint committee for taxation recently had a message for these holdouts. >> there is perhaps no issue facing congress that is more complex than tax reform. for all the disagreements on taxes, most policy-makers asked what the broad outline of tax reform might look like when you ask them is you get a startling difference in dramatic
extradition. this is a matter of taking somebody who has been engaged in war against the united states and we want him. we want hill and want to take him to gitmo to interrogate him. jon: i'm reminded when a couple of the suspect iss in the attack on the uss cole were apprehended and given back to yemen to be held in custody there. they escaped. so here is this tunisia guy, wanted in connection with the attack on our consulate there. apparently we have video and facial recognition software that puts him in our compound the night of the attack and yet he has been released, picked up by the turks but released to tunisia custody? >> this whole thing is like a reversion to before the original 9/11 in 2001. the clinton administration, these terrorist attacks, the world trade center, the first world trade center bombing, the attack on the coal, the -- cole and attacks on our embassies in kenya an tanzania, khobar towers all treated as law enforcement matters. september 11th convinced us this is a war and should be treat as a war. when you try to deal with these attacks as if they're aggravated bank
control. >> we believe that is what it would do. the congress in the united states has a final say to vote the referendum up or down and hope that they will decide to take it back. >> reporter: the plan could not only give d.c. leaders full control of the budget, but also keep federal budget issues separate. >> it would keep federal disagreements over whatever issues are unrelated to the district government that result in a threat of or actual shutdown of the district government. the federal government tries to work out the disagreements. >> reporter: on the hill, congresswoman eleanor holmes norton made progress on budget autonomy. the council continues to support the efforts but believe that it's time to try something new. >> it allows us to produce a clean bill on our own. >> reporter: congresswoman norton's office issued legal issues it might be a risk and she'll continue to work with her allies on the hill to pass a budget autonomy bill, will. >> and that is a fight you will continue to cover for us. thank you. >> uh-huh. >> a major victory for democrats. the judge blocked the voter i
erin? >> all right. right now it is nearly midnight on the east coast of the united states. sandy right now is right over the city of philadelphia. the 1,000-mile-wide storm is being felt even where we are. obviously the surge here has started to recede. but the big question will be in the biggest city in the world, when can it get back up and running again. that could be quite some time. let's send it off now to piers morgan tonight. >>> breaking news tonight, 11 people are dead, as super storm sandy pounds the coast from south carolina to maine. 2.8 million without power, the water rising from atlantic city, lower manhattan . a crane on a luxury skyscraper has been dangling over the top of a building. streets have been closed off. nearby buildings evacuated. erin burnett is here in new york with record-breaking levels. the water has now begun to recede, albeit temporarily. chad myers is tracking the dangerous storm from the cnn severe weather center. let's start at battery park in lower manhattan which recorded nearly 14-foot tide tonight. smashing a record from hurricane donna.
of the united states. if you were with us yesterday and last night, we told you what we thought was happening. we were getting reports from up and down the east coast from new england to the carolinas. put together a picture of what we thought could be the most devastating storm ever to hit the united states. today we know that is what we have. what will prove to be the most costly natural disaster in the history of this country. it has piled right in to the most densely populated area of our nation and all over the local airwaves in new york city and other metropolitan areas all over the twitter universe and authorities wonder, do we have to reassess everything that we know about the way we build, the way we allow for egress and ingress, no one thought a category one storm, but that is not the end all and be all of storms could do what this storm has done. over the next hour we will try to bring it to context and show you the maps we worked with yesterday to show you where this happened. it is new york city and down the shore of new jersey and state after state after state the disaster of 20
, six days out from election day. the president of the united states, the incumbent campaigning for a second term literally suspend operations on his campaign for 48 hours. the romney campaign has been trying to do the best they can in this situation to not say anything that could be termed inconvenience or challenging. mitt romney didn't mention president obama's name at this point. the stakes that the president is dealing with now, those are strong territories for the obama campaign: delaware, new jersey, new york. the obama campaign was not worried about those states n. a political sense, mind you, but clearly anything the president is doing now, the response to this crisis is being watched by the country as a whole, and when you have president obama in his role as president right now and mitt romney kind of relegated to the sidelines right now as the republican challenger, that is an advantage for the incumbent; however, we'll have to see that on tuesday whether or not this had any affect on this at all. >> absolutely, much more on how sandy is impacting the presidential ele
, massive power outages result of sandy in the med lane exic. 21 people died in the united states from the storm. right now more than 7.5 million customers in 15 state have no electricity. according to early projections, damage from the storm between $10 billion and $20 billion. in new jersey, rescue crews plucking people off rooftops after a natural levee broke and flooded three towns in bergen. queens new york, fire destroyed dozen homes, 50 burned to the ground, 30 were on fire. and head of the new york transit authority says the city subway system is facing the biggest disaster in its history, including flooded tunnels and power outages. a short time ago, we heard from new york mayor michael bloomberg. >> make mo no mistake, this is a d devastating storm, first ever experienced. first responders heroic job. they are conduct life saving search and rescue missions and we owe them an enormous debt and gratitude. >> new jersey, a natural berm, levee, near the town as given way, on the new jersey side next to teeterboro airport and several nearby communities including little ferry under
incentives to those investing here in united states and creating jobs here. it means we are helping them and small businesses to export all around the world in new markets. number 2, we have got to make sure that we have the best education system in the world. the fact that you are going to college is great. but i want everyone to get a great education. we worked hard to mature but student loans are available for folks like you. i want to make sure that community colleges are offering slots for workers to get re trained for the jobs out there right now and in the future. host: this morning we are getting your reaction to last night's town hall debate. and right now during this segment we are talking to swing state voters only. and up next is surely in the troy on our support obama line. caller: hello. how're you? host: i am good. how are you? caller: i am ok. my mind was already made up. it was made up from 2008. i believe that human beings who seem to have the compassion and a concern for all, to make, is a true christian. president obama knows there are a lot of people you are not gett
prices in the united states rising, the elections here in oil-rich ve venezuela takes on importance. at 6:00 a.m. the polls opened here and in this country twice the size of california there will be a 90% voter turnout today. venezuela is the fourth largest supplier of oil to the united states. and this kun are try has the largest oil reserves in the world. how different are things here because of that? wul into a gas station in venezuela and it takes less than $3 to fill up an empty suv. oil production in venezuela has dropped 30% in the last decade, one reason for our higher gas prices. oil industry experts say president hugo chavez, who has been no friend to the united states, has failed to invest in the oil industry that he nationalized in the early 2000s. challenging chavez is 40-year-old who is energetic and some say the sexy candidate. a sign that folks here feel the vote could be close and perhaps contested, grocery stores have been mopped as if residents are preparing for a hurricane. families are stalking up fearful that over election results there could be some sort of violence
in the united states. >>> 6.2 magnitude after shock showed a 7.7 quake which prompted a tsunami warning in the area. there was a 6.3 with no significant points of damage. >>> a two are accused of strangling a woman and now the daughter is speaking out for the first time in an interview you will only see on channel 250.$♪. >> they allegedly stole guns cash and jewelry. they set the home on fire. >> it is so horrific and it is happen to my family. >>> a union city woman faces 25 years in prison after she was convicted of killing michelle le. prosecutors called giselle esteban a monster after she accused michelle le of having an affair. they say the verdict has lifted the burden. >> giselle esteban's attorney tried to argue it was man slaughter trying she killed in passion. >>> the rest of the country was not very excited about the world series plus, stocking up on merchandise, there is a warning to buyers and sellers. . >>> the giant dugout was bigger all day and they are expecting it at the parade of course. they are also warning about counterfeit money gear. in the past week, federal
because there's been some criticism that the united states at least it's thought that they didn't respond to some requests for help on the ground. he said something to the effect we don't send people into danger without knowing the consequence. i know you're also a member of the military reserves and the u.s. senate. do you have any thought about that? >> yeah. i think there would be a lot of military members that would be shocked to hear that. how many operations have we launched to help comrades in distress not knowing what the outcome would be but knowing that's what we should do? here's what the american people don't realize. in june our consulate was attacked, on june the 6th. they blew i a hole in the wall that 40 people could go through. about a week the british ambassador's convoy was attack in benghazi, libya. guess who came to their aid? lieutenant colonel wood, an american military member, a member of the utah national guard, part of a security team. he left the american consulate to come to the aid of the british ambassador and extracted wounded people out of the convoy while
to normal. >> still to come sandy brought more than wind and rain to parts of the united states. some places of snowfall, and not far from the d.c. region. >> looked at this. you cannot forget about the snow. this is a resort in west virginia at with a ski resort. this is a result of hurricane sandy. -- wisp ski resort. the national weather service predicts up to 3 feet of snow. the early snowfall at higher elevations could provide a boost to the ski resorts, who may be able to open early. >> a lot of local area children wanted to make sure they would get out to do some trick-or- treating for halloween. looks like that will be the case. >> it's going to be cold at for that. they will be wearing boots to trick-or-treat pit bull in west virginia. the storm should be out of here for everybody for trick-or- treating tomorrow night. -- they will be wearing boots for trick-or-treating in west virginia. something to watch in the next 12 hours or so. the center of circulation of sandy is in the central part of virginia. it's no longer a tropical system. it is post-tropical. the hurricane center is n
the president of the united states has been outstanding. he deserves great credit. >> reporter: while the president remains in washington, he's getting help on the campaign trail from former president bill clinton. >> i have worked very hard in this election and i'm not running for anything. >> reporter: clinton was in minnesota tuesday, a state where the race is tightening. he is expected to campaign in six battleground states for president obama before election day. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >>> goor romney pls to be back on the campaign trail today with a swing through florida. >>> early voting in the 2012 election was suspended for two days because of sandy. it will resume today in maryland at 8:00 a.m. and run until 9:00 p.m. and will be conducted in maryland until friday of this week. in the district meanwhile, early voting will also resume today and run through saturday. the hours in d.c. are 8:30 a.m. until 9:00 at night. >>> residents in new york and new jersey begin the long process of cleaning up after sandy. >> while communities here in our region try to
deaths in the united states. more than 14,000 flights have been canceled. damage could reach $20 billion. >> and it has flooded several new york city subway tunnels, and much of the manhattan skyline is dark. >> just very odd to see. here in d.c., can you expect strong winds and heavy rain throughout the night. the federal government and many local governments and school systems will bound b closed tomorrow. for the latest, go to our website, wusa9.com. >> with this storm system, it delivered something quite quiet different just a couple of hours west of d.c. we're talking snow and lots of it. counties in maryland, virginia, and west virginia all bracing for feet of the white stuff. >> reporter: the national weather service issued blizzard warnings for much of the appalachian mountains. west virginia's governor declared a state of emergency as the snow began to fall. >> we're getting ready for the winter storm, you know. >> reporter: the snowshoe mountain resort was one of the first to see the snow. 4 inches now could grow to 2 feet by tomorrow. some roads are treacherous already. >> our
united states on the coast line is in part of the storm. right in through chicago coming in through the great lakes that is where the winds are funneling in from the north. same winds edge of the storm that moved in on the coast line. that is number two. and three of course, we have a lot of air play in through here. let's zero in on west virginia. it is not only snowing there, they have had over two feet around 30 inches of snow. if you look at the video, from west virginia and from the western pan hand handle of mary they have had not only 30 inches of snow, but another foot that is going to come in the next 24 hours. even though the really big punch from sandy is over, there are still more problems to come. when we get to tomorrow night we will finally be able to breathe a sigh of relief. >> todd unbelievable. our team has this story covered for you. let's start with scott in lower manhattan. will wall street be able to get back to business tomorrow? >> the markets will open as scheduled tomorrow but that is about all that will be normal. behind me is the white hall street statio
might arrive just in time to kick sandy away from the eastern united states early next week. sun and clouds mixed tomorrow and then on thursday we should see a little more sunshine after some early morning fog burns off. friday the east wind develops and that will have to burn off the afternoon to keep temperatures above normal, but i think that will happen. tomorrow, a mostly cloudy day but still quite mild, 77-82 with light westerly winds. the waves will be under 1 ft., with a water temperatures in the low 60's. a chance for a shower in the mountains tomorrow and a lot of sunshine on thursday. eastern shore locations, enjoy the mild weather. almost 80 tomorrow and still in the low 70's after some morning fog on thursday. still above normal, with highs each day in the low 70's. there is tropical depression no. 19, a son of development there. sandy is showing signs of getting stronger. wins have come up to 50 calls an hour. will move across jamaica and it looks like towards guantanamo and eastern cuba as a category one hurricane. a chance for a sprinkle or shower and more the bus
baltimore and united states. i am with the executive director of the medical license jason. your office this house -- house in this building. it serves as a reminder of where the medical community has gone in the last 200 years. >> i think so. the university school of but -- university of maryland school of medicine was founded in the 1800's pos. it does remain is the oldest existing medical teaching facility in the united states. will they ask what is it the evidence is, and reminds us of how far we have come over the past 200 years with advances in medicine. >> the fact that it is still standing deal under years later is still special. -- 200 years later is still special. talk about what it used to look like. >> it was representative of the times. the actual design was imported from italy. design after the university of padua in the 16th century. he sent hit design down to us when we were conceding our building in 1812. he was a very tall brick wall above the building. that was to protect our doctors and students. it was not bothered to practice medicine back then. >> why is that? the
an ongoing situation for the united states. >> reporter: in fact, it was all benghazi, benghazi, and that is really the reason, the romney campaign attacking the white house on foreign policy, they believe that the white house is lacking in the foreign policies. they worry that the al-qaeda affiliates were active in the campaign militias. daryl issa is holding hearings this wednesday, focusing in part on this e-mail from the embassy in tripoli, last february, asking to leave a special team in libya for another four months. the commander of that team will reportedly testify that ambassador chris stevens, who of course died in the raid, wanted to keep the team even longer but of course was let down. it is not clear how long the security agents stayed. tonight, they say the original team was being fazed out as libya teams took over, and could not have prevented the fatal attack in benghazi. the top terrorism official is on his way to libya to make his own assessment tomorrow. so you can tell the white house is taking it very seriously. >> andrea mitchell in the d.c. news room, alon
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